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Wow, Version 6 already? Good going Chicago.
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Wow Harry, those skyline shots are superb.
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Wow Harry, those skyline shots are superb.
indeed sweet shots Harry
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Thanks for grabbing some shots of this one. I had almost completely forgotten about it. From some of those angles it doesn't look like the giant piece of dog crap that the renders had me anticipating.
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Well, yes, that's true. But in that last straight-up-the-center shot (NICE btw) it still bears an uncanny resemblance to a Robt. Taylor Homes tower (yikes!) but with a 100-times-better facade and cladding.
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Pant-changing shots, Harry.
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Thanks for grabbing some shots of this one. I had almost completely forgotten about it. From some of those angles it doesn't look like the giant piece of dog crap that the renders had me anticipating.
It's okay. They should have mirrored the west crown with the east. The west side makes the building really look flat.
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Well, yes, that's true. But in that last straight-up-the-center shot (NICE btw) it still bears an uncanny resemblance to a Robt. Taylor Homes tower (yikes!) but with a 100-times-better facade and cladding.
Precisely what I thought when I saw those. Ouch.

And yet, I like this far better than the east side, with its stupid Cyclops ornament on top.
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I wish! SusieM was kind enough to invite me up to check out the spectacular views she’ll be enjoying. She is just starting to move in after recently closing on the condo. SusieM also gave me a tour of OMPE and I was very impressed. I took over a hundred pictures from her balcony, hoping a few would turn out, and I still need to go through them and pick out the best ones. I'm planning to create a separate thread in the city photography section.
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Harry, that is a kick-ass photo. Great job!
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Seconded. Wonderful shot, harry.
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from today...paint etc continues on The Clare








10 East Delaware and Walton


a blurry skyline shot from tonight
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^ Here it is:

Dorm developer doubles down in East Loop

(Crain’s) — The owner of a new 456-bed dormitory in the East Loop wants to pack another 1,221 students into a planned 37-story high-rise next door.

A joint venture including Chicago-based real estate investment firms L&H Real Estate Group and Brownstone Realty & Development Co. has asked the city to approve a zoning change that would allow the new dorm at 51-67 E. Van Buren St. The tower would connect with the Buckingham, a 27-story former office building immediately to the east that the same developers converted into student housing last year.

The new project is a bold bet that rising enrollments at downtown colleges will continue to spur demand for student housing, despite the darkening economy. Student housing is considered a recession-resistant property sector, driven more by demographics — as the so-called echo boom generation reaches college age — than by economic cycles.

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http://www.chicagorealestatedaily.co...ws.pl?id=31498

Yay for more educational building in Chicago!

I forgot to mention earlier that this project could be a candidate for tallest dorm in the world. Dan in Chicago, do you know who holds the title now? I know the dorm in Normal, IL is up there among the tallest with a top out at 300 feet, 27 stories. This one could clear 400'.


I love student housing. Its very dense, very active, and creates no new NIMBYs. More please.
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